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Multilingual / Multicultural Health Brochures, Translation Tools, and Information Resources

This web page provides links to brochures and other media that have been translated into community languages for understanding of health-related information into native languages.


Brochures

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Facts for Families
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Spanish-Language Public Information [español]
American Podiatric Medical Association Foot Health Brochures in Spanish
Free Publications for Women (in 21 languages) 
Making the Choice: Deciding What to Do About Early Stage Prostate Cancer Managing Common Symptoms And Side Effects 
Multicultural Mental Health Australia
NewSouthWales Multicultural Health
Nutrition Education for New Americans
Office on Women's (OWH) Health Health Fact Sheets   in Spanish
Royal College of Psychiatrists Chinese Language Factsheets and Leaflets
Royal Women's Hospital Wellwomen's Health Information in 22 Languages
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Patient Information Brochures
Spanish-Language Publications for Diabetes [español]
TB Fact Sheets and Brochures in 13 Languages
Translations of Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale
Clinical Topics in 12 Languages
Vaccine Information Statements



American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Facts for Families   
The
AACAP provides concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families. These handouts are available in English, Spanish, German, Malaysian, and Polish

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Spanish-Language Public Information [español]
The
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons provides patient education brochures and fact sheets for prevention and treatment of specific orthopaedic injuries and diseases as well as health care issues available in Spanish. Click here for other available languages


American Podiatric Medical Association Foot Health Brochures in Spanish
The
American Podiatric Medical Association has produced eighteen (so far) informational brochures in Spanish.
Free Publications for Women
These brochures are in an easy-to-read pamphlet format and are available in English, Spanish, and in 21 other languages. Provided by the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration and its Office of Women's Health.
Making the Choice: Deciding What to Do About Early Stage Prostate Cancer   
If a biopsy has shown that you have early stage prostate cancer, this website is for you. The
Michigan Cancer Consortium gives you the facts about your disease, your treatment choices, and the possible results of those choices. This booklet is available in Arabic, English, and Spanish. Adobe Acrobat Reader required to read and/or print the topic document.
Managing Common Symptoms And Side Effects   
Inova Health System's Life With Cancer program provides these tip sheets in English and 12 other language translations.


Multicultural Mental Health Australia
Established in 1995, it is a national body that links State and Territory transcultural mental health centres and networks with the goal of improving mental health outcomes for Australia’s diverse communities.This web site provides links to brochures and other media that have been translated into community languages, sources for paper copies of the brochures and multilingual dictionaries. Browse or search their database of mental health resources to locate what your are looking for.
NSW Multicultural Health
This statewide service based in the South Eastern Sydney Australia Area Health Service provides quality information about health issues and health services to people of non-English speaking backgrounds in their service area. Choose the topic you are interested in then click on the topic heading. Once you find the publication you want, you can view and print it from your computer. You may search by language, as well.


Nutrition Education for New Americans
36 language sets contain Food Pyramids plus four handouts for healthy adults, mothers and babies, mature adults, and children, which may be used individually or as a package. Created by Georgia State University they all are bilingual and copyright free. Though they have lost their funding, you may still find ALL the brochures, in their entirety, by clicking on the link!


Office on Women's Health Health (OWH) Fact Sheets in Spanish   
The Office of Women's Health (OWH) created these easy-to-read fact sheets on over 42 health-related topics in Spanish.  All are also available in English.
Royal College of Psychiatrists Language Factsheets and Leaflets in 14 Languages   
The Royal College of Psychiatrists have produced this array of mental health information in Chinese translation by Castle Peak Hospital, Hong Kong.  Mental health information is also available in English.
Royal Women's Hospital Wellwomen's Health Information in 28 Languages
The
Wellwomen's FactSheet A to Z, put together by the Women's Health Program at The Royal Women's Hospital Melbourne, Australia, presents multilingual / multicultural obstetrical and gynecological health information.
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Patient Information Brochures
SAGES provides information on numerous minimally invasive surgical procedures in English, Polish, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
Spanish-Language Publications for Diabetes [español]
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) provides these easy-to-read publications in either a booklet or fact sheet format.
TB Fact Sheets and Brochures in 13 Languages   
The
Minnesota Department of Health provides 5 downloadable factsheets in 13 languages covering TB disease diagnosis and management.


Translations of Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale
Internationally known expect in the field of pediatric nursing, Donna Wong developed a scale for assessing pain in children; it is also used to assess pain in adults. Better known as the Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale, all translations are of the original instructions.


Clinical Topics in 12 Languages
Electronic access to over 200 health education brochures in 12 different languages from the EthnoMed Project at the University of Washington.


Vaccine Information Statements (VISs)
These are information sheets produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that explain to vaccine recipients, their parents, or their legal representatives both the benefits and risks of a vaccine. Federal law requires that VISs be handed out whenever certain vaccinations are given.


Page Last Updated: January 18, 2013


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